We are heading into that wonderful time of year faster than we know! And we want to make sure it is wonderful for everyone in our community. To do that, we need your help! This is a great opportunity to make the holiday season special through a gift of money, volunteer time, food, and presents. And based on the 600+ attendees last year and even more invitations going out this year, we need your help to make it a success! Join the team of amazing people that make the holiday a little warmer for hundreds of families this year!

Send any questions not answered here to EYWinterWonderland@gmail.com so we can help you serve!

For Volunteers, we have opportunities to serve in the following roles:

If you would like to volunteer with us, please sign up here – https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70A084BAEAE2AA3F85-eychristmas

  • Prior to event (Friday, 12/13)
    • Moving and loading supplies
  • During event (Saturday, 12/14)
    • Moving and loading supplies
    • Decorating event
    • Registration table (sign in families)
    • Running event tables (Food Box station, Refreshments station, Temporary Tattoo station, Grandma’s story corner)
    • Serving snacks
    • Directing traffic for parking
    • Loading cars with groceries
    • Cleanup crew
  • Many more…

For presents, we need the following by December 11th:

We collect specific items by age/gender, and cost no more than $10. Please stick with this list, as we’ve developed it with fairness in mind. For your convenience, we’ve also added links for some examples in the list below. If you use Amazon, please use EmpowerYouth with Amazon Smile. If you don’t have a preference on the child you would like to give toward, our current biggest need is Grade 3-5…